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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 105 / Monday, June 2, 2014 / Notices Authority: 28 U.S.C. § 994(a), (o), (p), § 995; USSC Rules of Practice and Procedure 5.2, 5.4. Patti B. Saris, Chair. [FR Doc. 2014–12617 Filed 5–30–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 2210–40–P regular mail. The email address is pubaffairs@ussc.gov. The regular mail address is United States Sentencing Commission, One Columbus Circle NE., Suite 2–500, South Lobby, Washington, DC 20002–8002, Attention: Public Affairs. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION Request for Applications; Practitioners Advisory Group United States Sentencing Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Because the terms of certain voting members of the Practitioners Advisory Group are expiring as of October 2014, the United States Sentencing Commission hereby invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to succeed such a voting member to apply. The voting memberships covered by this notice are two circuit memberships (for the Fourth Circuit and the Eight Circuit). Applications should be received by the Commission not later than August 1, 2014. Applications may be sent to the Commission as indicated in the addresses section below. DATES: Applications for voting membership of the Practitioners Advisory Group should be received not later than August 1, 2014. ADDRESSES: Applications for voting membership of the Practitioners Advisory Group should include a letter of interest and resume, and be sent to the Commission by electronic mail or VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:59 May 30, 2014 Jkt 232001 Jeanne Doherty, Public Affairs Officer, 202–502–4502, jdoherty@ussc.gov. More information about the Practitioners Advisory Group is available on the Commission’s Web site at www.ussc.gov/advisory-groups. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Practitioners Advisory Group of the United States Sentencing Commission is a standing advisory group of the United States Sentencing Commission pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 995 and Rule 5.4 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. Under the charter for the advisory group, the purpose of the advisory group is (1) to assist the Commission in carrying out its statutory responsibilities under 28 U.S.C. § 994(o); (2) to provide to the Commission its views on the Commission’s activities and work, including proposed priorities and amendments; (3) to disseminate to defense attorneys, and to other professionals in the defense community, information regarding federal sentencing issues; and (4) to perform other related functions as the Commission requests. The advisory group consists of not more than 17 voting members, each of whom may serve not more than two consecutive three-year terms. Of those 17 voting members, one shall be Chair, one shall be Vice Chair, 12 shall be circuit PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 31411 members (one for each federal judicial circuit other than the Federal Circuit), and three shall be at-large members. To be eligible to serve as a voting member, an individual must be an attorney who (1) devotes a substantial portion of his or her professional work to advocating the interests of privatelyrepresented individuals, or of individuals represented by private practitioners through appointment under the Criminal Justice Act of 1964, within the federal criminal justice system; (2) has significant experience with federal sentencing or postconviction issues related to criminal sentences; and (3) is in good standing of the highest court of the jurisdiction or jurisdictions in which he or she is admitted to practice. Additionally, to be eligible to serve as a circuit member, the individual’s primary place of business or a substantial portion of his or her practice must be in the circuit concerned. Each voting member is appointed by the Commission. The Commission invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to a voting membership covered by this notice (i.e., the circuit memberships for the Fourth Circuit and the Eight Circuit) to apply by sending a letter of interest and a resume to the Commission as indicated in the ADDRESSES section above. Authority: 28 U.S.C. § 994(a), (o), (p), § 995; USSC Rules of Practice and Procedure 5.2, 5.4. Patti B. Saris, Chair. [FR Doc. 2014–12618 Filed 5–30–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 2210–40–P E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1

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UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION


Request for Applications; Practitioners Advisory Group

AGENCY: United States Sentencing Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Because the terms of certain voting members of the 
Practitioners Advisory Group are expiring as of October 2014, the 
United States Sentencing Commission hereby invites any individual who 
is eligible to be appointed to succeed such a voting member to apply. 
The voting memberships covered by this notice are two circuit 
memberships (for the Fourth Circuit and the Eight Circuit). 
Applications should be received by the Commission not later than August 
1, 2014. Applications may be sent to the Commission as indicated in the 
addresses section below.

DATES: Applications for voting membership of the Practitioners Advisory 
Group should be received not later than August 1, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Applications for voting membership of the Practitioners 
Advisory Group should include a letter of interest and resume, and be 
sent to the Commission by electronic mail or regular mail. The email 
address is pubaffairs@ussc.gov. The regular mail address is United 
States Sentencing Commission, One Columbus Circle NE., Suite 2-500, 
South Lobby, Washington, DC 20002-8002, Attention: Public Affairs.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeanne Doherty, Public Affairs 
Officer, 202-502-4502, jdoherty@ussc.gov. More information about the 
Practitioners Advisory Group is available on the Commission's Web site 
at www.ussc.gov/advisory-groups.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Practitioners Advisory Group of the 
United States Sentencing Commission is a standing advisory group of the 
United States Sentencing Commission pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Sec.  995 and 
Rule 5.4 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure. Under the 
charter for the advisory group, the purpose of the advisory group is 
(1) to assist the Commission in carrying out its statutory 
responsibilities under 28 U.S.C. Sec.  994(o); (2) to provide to the 
Commission its views on the Commission's activities and work, including 
proposed priorities and amendments; (3) to disseminate to defense 
attorneys, and to other professionals in the defense community, 
information regarding federal sentencing issues; and (4) to perform 
other related functions as the Commission requests. The advisory group 
consists of not more than 17 voting members, each of whom may serve not 
more than two consecutive three-year terms. Of those 17 voting members, 
one shall be Chair, one shall be Vice Chair, 12 shall be circuit 
members (one for each federal judicial circuit other than the Federal 
Circuit), and three shall be at-large members.
    To be eligible to serve as a voting member, an individual must be 
an attorney who (1) devotes a substantial portion of his or her 
professional work to advocating the interests of privately-represented 
individuals, or of individuals represented by private practitioners 
through appointment under the Criminal Justice Act of 1964, within the 
federal criminal justice system; (2) has significant experience with 
federal sentencing or post-conviction issues related to criminal 
sentences; and (3) is in good standing of the highest court of the 
jurisdiction or jurisdictions in which he or she is admitted to 
practice. Additionally, to be eligible to serve as a circuit member, 
the individual's primary place of business or a substantial portion of 
his or her practice must be in the circuit concerned. Each voting 
member is appointed by the Commission.
    The Commission invites any individual who is eligible to be 
appointed to a voting membership covered by this notice (i.e., the 
circuit memberships for the Fourth Circuit and the Eight Circuit) to 
apply by sending a letter of interest and a resume to the Commission as 
indicated in the ADDRESSES section above.

    Authority:  28 U.S.C. Sec.  994(a), (o), (p), Sec.  995; USSC 
Rules of Practice and Procedure 5.2, 5.4.

Patti B. Saris,
Chair.
[FR Doc. 2014-12618 Filed 5-30-14; 8:45 am]
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